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8th May '17 9:35:33 AM Prfnoff
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** For the most part. All monsters you encounter can be spared without dealing a single point of damage, [[spoiler:but if you haven't fulfilled the other requirements for the True Ending, you still have to fight in the final battles against Asgore and Flowey.]]
** In the neutral route, [[spoiler:Asgore destroys the Mercy button as soon as battle starts, forcing you to fight him.]]

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** For the most part. All monsters you encounter can be spared without dealing a single point of damage, [[spoiler:but if you haven't fulfilled the other requirements for the True Ending, you still have to fight in the normal final battles against Asgore and Flowey.]]
** In the neutral route, [[spoiler:Asgore
Flowey. The former destroys the Mercy button as soon as battle starts, forcing while the latter takes over the entire interface.]] This is also PlayedForLaughs in the [[spoiler:optional rematch against Undyne]], in which you to fight him.]]deal a single point of damage before the battle is called off.
23rd Apr '17 10:17:29 AM nombretomado
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* Until the ''A Murder of Crows'' expansions, victory in ''SwordOfTheStars'' could only be achieved through annihilation of the enemy. Even with diplomacy options being available from then on, you still need violent power on tap if the target refuses to surrender.

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* Until the ''A Murder of Crows'' expansions, victory in ''SwordOfTheStars'' ''VideoGame/SwordOfTheStars'' could only be achieved through annihilation of the enemy. Even with diplomacy options being available from then on, you still need violent power on tap if the target refuses to surrender.
22nd Apr '17 4:59:22 PM nombretomado
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* ''SuikodenII'' almost fools you into thinking that it's over after the defeat of the initial BigBad with an impending peace council. However, you quickly find out that it's not that easy...

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* ''SuikodenII'' ''VideoGame/SuikodenII'' almost fools you into thinking that it's over after the defeat of the initial BigBad with an impending peace council. However, you quickly find out that it's not that easy...
20th Apr '17 7:34:33 AM BeerBaron
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* In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollSIIIMorrowind'', ThievesGuild Leader[[MeaningfulName Gentleman]] [[GentlemanThief Jim]] [[JustLikeRobinHood Stacey]] (as well as the Guild in general) is normally quite violence averse. When it comes to high ranking enforcers for the rival [[TheSyndicate Camonna Tong]], all else (bribes, blackmail, etc.) have failed, so he sends you to [[DoUntoOthersBeforeTheyDoUntoUs kill them as a last resort]].

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* In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollSIIIMorrowind'', ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind'', ThievesGuild Leader[[MeaningfulName Leader [[MeaningfulName Gentleman]] [[GentlemanThief Jim]] [[JustLikeRobinHood Stacey]] (as well as the Guild in general) is normally quite violence averse. When it comes to high ranking enforcers for the rival [[TheSyndicate Camonna Tong]], all else (bribes, blackmail, etc.) have failed, so he sends you to [[DoUntoOthersBeforeTheyDoUntoUs kill them as a last resort]].
20th Apr '17 7:33:57 AM BeerBaron
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* In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollSIIIMorrowind Morrowind]]'', ThievesGuild Leader[[MeaningfulName Gentleman]] [[GentlemanThief Jim]] [[JustLikeRobinHood Stacey]] (as well as the Guild in general) is normally quite violence averse. When it comes to high ranking enforcers for the rival [[TheSyndicate Camonna Tong]], all else (bribes, blackmail, etc.) have failed, so he sends you to [[DoUntoOthersBeforeTheyDoUntoUs kill them as a last resort]].

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* In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollSIIIMorrowind Morrowind]]'', ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollSIIIMorrowind'', ThievesGuild Leader[[MeaningfulName Gentleman]] [[GentlemanThief Jim]] [[JustLikeRobinHood Stacey]] (as well as the Guild in general) is normally quite violence averse. When it comes to high ranking enforcers for the rival [[TheSyndicate Camonna Tong]], all else (bribes, blackmail, etc.) have failed, so he sends you to [[DoUntoOthersBeforeTheyDoUntoUs kill them as a last resort]].
20th Apr '17 7:33:29 AM BeerBaron
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* In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollSIIIMorrowind Morrowind]]'', ThievesGuild Leader[[MeaningfulName Gentleman]] [[GentlemanThief Jim]] [[JustLikeRobinHood Stacey]] (as well as the Guild in general) is normally quite violence averse. When it comes to high ranking enforcers for the rival [[TheSyndicate Camonna Tong]], all else (bribes, blackmail, etc.) have failed, so he sends you to [[DoUntoOthersBeforeTheyDoUntoUs kill them as a last resort]].
23rd Mar '17 4:59:59 AM Adept
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* Beating the hell out of ''something'' is the usual solution to the problems that come up in ''LostOdyssey,'' but when the BigBad [[spoiler:uses magic to turn one of your party members into a {{People Puppet|s}}]], the best solution is to do anything ''but'' attack, since [[spoiler:killing your friend results in an immediate GameOver]].

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* Beating the hell out of ''something'' is the usual solution to the problems that come up in ''LostOdyssey,'' ''VideoGame/LostOdyssey,'' but when the BigBad [[spoiler:uses magic to turn one of your party members into a {{People Puppet|s}}]], the best solution is to do anything ''but'' attack, since [[spoiler:killing your friend results in an immediate GameOver]].
19th Jan '17 6:59:25 PM Prfnoff
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* In ''VideoGame/TheHalloweenHack'', the player is confronted at one point with a two-option menu. One is "Kill Him." The other [[ButThouMust isn't an actual option]].

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* In ''VideoGame/TheHalloweenHack'', the player is confronted at one point with a two-option menu. One is "Kill Him." The other [[ButThouMust isn't an actual option]]. However, this is subverted because TheComputerIsALyingBastard.
19th Jan '17 6:54:44 PM Prfnoff
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* In ''VideoGame/TheHalloweenHack'', the player is confronted at one point with a two-option menu. One is "Kill Him." The other [[ButThouMust isn't an actual option]].
14th Jan '17 6:44:58 PM MiddleEighth
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[[folder: Fan Works]]
*In ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone: The Soft World'', the four spend a good deal of time trying to avert this trope. Which, ironically, sometimes results in violence being employed against them, not that it works too well.
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